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THEATER
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LOOK WHO’S MORPHING: An Afternoon With Author Tom Cho
09/03/2014: 1:00PM

An un-named protagonist undergoes a series of transformations, shape-shifting through figures drawn from film and television, music and books, porn flicks and comics.

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Gob Squad: Super Night Shot
09/11/2014: 7:00PM

Declaring war on anonymity, internationally acclaimed artist collective Gob Squad will take to the streets of L.A. armed with video cameras to make Super Night Shot, a film and performance mixed live at show time and co-starring members of the public. It’s a comic and moving celebration of unplanned meetings and the randomness of urban life.


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Artists at Play: 99 Histories
09/21/2014: 1:15PM

Asian American theatre collective Artists at Play presents 99 Histories, a powerful story about the bonds between Korean American mothers, daughters, sisters and aunts. In this poignant drama, what is remembered might be made up, and the only homelands that seem to exist are imaginary.

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Australian Ballet: Swan Lake
10/11/2014: 6:00PM

The internationally renowned Australian Ballet will perform Tchaikovsky’s legendary Swan Lake. The story follows Odette, a princess turned into a swan by a sorcerer’s curse, on her quest to break the spell. Join us for an evening of magic, romance and classic beauty.


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Dreaming Sin Fronteras
10/16/2014: 7:30PM

Dreaming Sin Fronteras (Dreaming without Borders) tells the stories of undocumented youth through music, visual art and testimony. The multimedia event features “DREAMers” from across L.A.; musicians Shawn King (DeVotchKa), Raul Pacheco (Ozomatli), Ceci Bastida (Tijuana NO!) and Stephen Brackett (The Flobots); and art by Favianna Rodriguez.

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This, and My Heart: A Portrait of Emily Dickinson
10/22/2014: 7:00PM

An intimate musical and theatrical performance combines Emily Dickinson’s texts with settings by composers Aaron Copland, Tom Cipullo, Lori Laitman and Steve Heitzeg. Actress Linda Kelsey, soprano Anne Marie Ketchum and pianist Victoria Kirsch will perform amid scenic design by Bonita Helmer.


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A Trip to Bountiful
10/29/2014: 6:30PM

The legendary Cicely Tyson returns to the stage after a 30-year absence in a role for which she has already won a Tony. In 1953, a widow decides to realize her dream of returning to her hometown, Bountiful, Texas. Her life-changing journey is masterfully written by Horton Foote.

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Action Through Art: The Poetry of Ono No Komachi
11/01/2014: 2:00PM

U.S./Japan-based Eleven Arts, Inc., and its producer/director Ko Mori, True Heart Films and director Tamara Ruppart along with critically acclaimed transnational U.S.-Japan writer Velina Hasu Houston are producing a live-action film about poet Ono No Komachi titled, “Path of Dreams,” with a screenplay written by Houston. Ms. Ruppart, Mr. Mori, and Dr. Houston will discuss their creative project and their inspirations at this event. In addition, they will share poetry written by Komachi read by acclaimed actress Tamlyn Tomita.

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Stop Kiss: A Play by Diana Son
11/20/2014: 6:00PM

Sara and Callie share their first kiss on the New York streets. They are then viciously attacked. Diana Son’s Stop Kiss humorously and heartbreakingly portrays the events surrounding the attack. This beautiful theatrical performance reminds us of the importance of self-discovery and the dangers of repression.